Linguistics: Book Series

Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Formalist and Functionalist Approaches in Linguistics

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Thomas

    This volume is a concise introduction to the lively ongoing debate between formalist and functionalist approaches to the study of language. The book grounds its comparisons between the two in both historical and contemporary contexts where, broadly speaking, formalists’ focus on structural…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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  • The Pluricentricity Debate

    On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Dollinger

    This book unpacks a 30-year debate about the pluricentricity of German. It examines the concept of pluricentricity, an idea implicit to the study of World Englishes, which expressly allows for national standard varieties, and the notion of "pluri-areality," which seeks to challenge the former.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
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  • Lexical Innovation in World Englishes

    Cross-fertilization and Evolving Paradigms, 1st Edition

    By Patrizia Anesa

    Lexical Innovation in World Englishes contributes to the investigation of World Englishes by offering insights into the lexical developments of selected English varieties and their cross-fertilization potential. Taking a theoretical and empirical approach and focusing on neological formations, this…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
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  • Talking Donald Trump

    A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse, and Political Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Sclafani

    Talking Donald Trump examines the language of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign from the perspective of sociocultural linguistics. This book offers an insight into the many stages of Trump’s political career, from his initial campaign for the Republican nomination, up to his presidency. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
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  • Global Englishes and Change in English Language Teaching

    Attitudes and Impact, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Galloway

    Global Englishes and Change in English Language Teaching analyses the impact of current ELT practice, bringing together research from the fields of Global Englishes and ELT to provide suggestions for the implementation of a Global Englishes for Language Teaching curriculum. Calling…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
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  • Advertising and Multilingual Repertoires

    from Linguistic Resources to Patterns of Response, 1st Edition

    By Marco Santello

    Advertising and Multilingual Repertoires explores advertising from the perspective of multilingual audiences. Santello introduces the key linguistic processes involved in advertising discourse, and analyses the relationship between the linguistic repertoires of audiences and language use in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
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